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2022 BMW X7 vs. 2022 GMC Yukon XL Review

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2022 BMW
X7

MSRP*: $74,900 to $99,800
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2022 GMC
Yukon XL

MSRP*: $56,700 to $77,800
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MPG - City 15 - 19 MPG 14 - 15 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 24 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
Seating Capacity 6 seats 7 - 9 seats
Cargo Space 90.4 ft3 144.7 ft3
Engine
  • 335-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 523-hp, 4.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 355-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 10-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 335 - 523 hp 355 - 420 hp
Towing Capacity 5,400 - 5,950 lbs 7,900 - 8,300 lbs
Exterior Length 203.3 in 225.2 in
Exterior Width 78.7 in 81.0 in
Leg Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 37.6 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 42.0 in
Head Room Front 41.9 in
Rear 39.9 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Yukon XL than in the BMW X7, due to its greater head- and legroom. The GMC Yukon XL will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X7.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X7 as you will with the GMC Yukon XL, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW X7 is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Yukon XL.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X7 is much slimmer than the GMC Yukon XL, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW X7, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Yukon XL.

Handling
The BMW X7 has the same turning radius as the GMC Yukon XL, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Yukon XL is clearly the choice over the BMW X7 for pulling heavy loads. The BMW X7 has a little less horsepower than the GMC Yukon XL.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the BMW X7 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the GMC Yukon XL.

Utility
The BMW X7 has less seating than the GMC Yukon XL, making the GMC Yukon XL the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW X7 has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Yukon XL.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X7 than that of the GMC Yukon XL.